Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

May 18, 2017

Alabama legislative hearing brings status of water plan to forefront

April 27, 2017

Despite Coastal Opposition, Trump Administration Aims to Open Atlantic to Offshore Drilling

Washington, D.C. – The Department of Interior announced plans to reconsider offshore drilling leases off the Atlantic Coast, despite fervent opposition from coastal communities.

April 18, 2017

Trump Administration Signals Attack on Mercury Rule

Charlottesville, VA – The Trump Administration today asked to delay a court hearing on the already-implemented federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, a signal that the Trump EPA will soon try to we...

April 14, 2017

SELC op-ed: Alabama can’t afford to go it alone on environmental protections

April 14, 2017

Trump Administration Guts Rule Limiting Toxic Wastewater from Coal Plants

Washington, D.C. - SELC issues a statement in response to the Trump Administration’s roll back of a crucial rule aimed at limiting coal plants’ ability to dump toxic waste, such as coal ash, into publ...

April 3, 2017

SELC Supports Supreme Court Decision To Move Forward with Clean Water Rule Case

Charlottesville, VA – The Southern Environmental Law Center today released this statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision not to delay a crucial case that could eventually decide which str...

March 28, 2017

SELC Responds to Trump Administration’s Action Gutting Climate Protections

Charlottesville, VA— With a sweeping executive order aimed at dismantling climate protections, the Trump Administration is expected to direct the reversal of the Clean Power Plan and revoke a seven pr...

March 27, 2017

New Report Shines Light On Sustainable Solar Farm Development in the Southeast

Atlanta, GA- A new report highlights how communities across the Southeast are harnessing the many benefits of solar power while ensuring that energy demands are balanced with smart, sustainable develo...

March 22, 2017

SELC, partners challenge coal mine’s permit to fill streams feed Alabama river

March 21, 2017

Conservation Groups Challenge Coal Mine’s Stream Fill Permit on the Locust Fork

Birmingham, AL- Conservation groups are challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval of another permit authorizing coal mining material to be dumped into streams that feed into the Locust Fo...